GeoffSwan-OnlineTools(WebCTQuizzes)

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Online Learning Tools (workshop) John O’Byrne (Sydney) Mastering physics software: 40 min Alex Merchant (RMIT) Online assignments: 20 min Geoff Swan (ECU) WebCT Quizzes: 20 min Key Issues in Learning and Teaching in Undergraduate Physics – A National Workshop (16:00 to 17:30 Sept 28, 2005, University of Sydney).
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WebCT Quizzes: Points of view Student viewpoint: ACTIVITY Do the autc05 quiz at least twice checking grades and individual question feedback http://thomson4.webct.com/public/swanserwaycowan/index.html Staff viewpoint: Show Creating new questions and quizzes? Course management Other?
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Key to Participation Geoff Swan Physics Program School of Engineering and Mathematics Faculty of Computing, Health and Science Edith Cowan University Perth, AUSTRALIA AIP Congress, Canberra ACT (Feb 1, 2005)
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Outline PART 1: Setting the scene Background Online quizzing environment 2003 trial PART 2: Online quizzes in 2004 Major Adjustments from trial Results Participation rates Unit grades Student evaluation Open responses issues PART 3: Discussion
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Background Setting: Physics of Motion – first year first sem physics unit Assessment: 60% Exam, 20% Labs, 20% test and/or assignments? Homework: selected end of chapter problems (Serway & Beichner/Jewitt). Not assessed. Students have worked solutions Problem (anecdotal) : Struggling students do insufficient physics at home. Time: Competing demands study vs work vs family etc Motivation (affected by many factors) A Solution? Provide regular online quizzes Engage students in regular problem solving Help students keep up with the curriculum Aim at struggling students – increase confidence Encourage good study practices early (ie sem 1, year 1) Improve students’ overall performances
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Motion Quizzes Trial. Sem 1, 2003 Quiz No. Week Set Assessment 0 1 NONE 1 Motion in one dimension, Vectors 2 Highest 2 Motion in two dimensions 3 Average 3 Newton's Laws 4 Average 4 Circular motion dynamics, 6 Average 5 Conservation of Energy, Momentum 7 Average -------------------------------------mid-semester break----------------------------------------- 6 Rotational Motion 9 Average 7 Static Equilibrium, Elasticity, 11 Average Oscillatory Motion 8 Gravitation, Fluids 12 Average Notes: 12 week term. Max 70 minutes for each quiz (4-6 questions). Available after topic material covered. Allowed about 8 days to complete up to 2 attempts .
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